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You can flash a new recovery image with fastboot. The command is: fastboot flash recovery recovery.img where 'recovery.img' is the name of the image. If you enter fasboot on the command line with no options or parameters you will see the usage, which is: fastboot flash [partition] [filename]


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I had the same problem and I spent hours working on it. Excerpt from this article which helped fix my problem. When flashing TWRP, do not reboot (into system) since the default "recovery.sh" file replaces TWRP on every boot. So I guess you need to flash TWRP again So next time you flash TWRP, 1) power off (preferably by pulling battery if nothing else ...


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After talking to the support of the e-commerce site where I bought that tablet, it was sent to european Lenovo support which unlocked it (I don't yet known how they did that).


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Yesterday we ended up in the same state after trying to flash CyanogenMod 13 on the phone: loop trying to boot CyanogenMod 13 (cyan robot head with circle waves) and no way to get the phone to put itself into adb or fastboot mode. Here's how we solved the issue and got the phone working again, just if it's useful for somebody in the future: Reboot to the ...


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You've asked the question 15 days ago, did you manage to get your device working again? What steps did you take? I'll give it a go in case anyone needs it. As I've experienced, having a USB OTG cable laying around can be most useful with this device. You can find them cheap just about anywhere. They convert any USB storage device you have to external memory ...


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Solution Turns out that the stock firmware was failing to write because it was an old version, and Android doesn't like old versions, and it won't work. I downloaded the most recent firmware (6.0.1) overnight, and sure enough, it flashed, and my phone is now functioning again.


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1) Flashing the wrong recovery will not result in a hard brick. 2) Flashing a recovery to the wrong mount point might result in a hard brick, depending on which point you flash it to. If you flashed it to the bootloader mount point, well, then, the MB is toast. 3) If power is lost during flashing, it's probably still okay unless you were flashing the ...


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Custom Recovery can be installed without root. If you have Samsung Kies running while the phone is connected to PC, chances are high that it interferes with Odin. Disable Kies Try the following method that makes use of adb commands through a commmad prompt from PC instead of using Odin. Download TWRP recovery for S5 Mini from here -> TWRP Recovery Make ...


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I was a bit wrong, it appeared that i had no system and no bootloader (through which I used to launch recovery). I held both volume buttons and sticked usb cable during this - and it helped.



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